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Coin of Side with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena, in long chiton, helmeted, stands front, head to left, holding shield in left hand, on right hand, Nike bearing wreath. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (sale of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2944 [partial]); by date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 25.01 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2943

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins